domingo, 23 de mayo de 2010

5 books about supernatural beings

5. “At the mountains of madness” by H.P. Lovecraft. About some scientists working in the Antarctica that discover the rests of a civilization oldest than any human civilization. This civilization was very advanced at had a strict hierarchical system. The novel becomes a horror story when they discover this civilization ended when the low hierarchy rebelled violently against the high one. The horror is bigger when they discover the civilization is not completely gone.

4. “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley. The story of the famous monster created from several dead bodies and brought to life by his creator. Most of us know who he is but few know the original story talks about a lonely, isolated and misunderstood rather than evil soul.

3. “Death at intervals” by Jose Saramago. In this novel death takes a break. At the beginning everything is perfect then chaos arrives. This is a good reflection about death and a very entreating and funny at times story.

2. “Aura” by Carlos Fuentes. A young man falls in love with a young woman that is not what she seems to be. Short and unfairly infamous novel in Mexico.

1. “Dracula” de Bram Stoker. Now that vampires are everywhere we have to read the book that started it all. The original story is always the best.

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